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Loire Valley Time Travel Day Tours

Boulevard Huerteloup, 37000, Tours, France
+1 860-484-7744
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Experience of a Lifetime!

Our day touring two magnificent chateaus (Chenonceau and Azay-de-Rideau) with Simon and Susan was a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
AussieDiva
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Toronto, Canada
Best Part of a Great Trip

The two days we spent with Susan, Simon and Claudette ('56 Citreon) in the Loire Valley was the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Zack3239
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Woodbine, Maryland
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The owners of Loire Valley Time Travel are originally from Australia, and toured the world before settling in France and deciding to share their love of the Loire Valley with visitors. On all of our tours Simon drives the classic cars, while Susan shares her wealth of knowledge about the Loire's history, way of life and natural environment. We provide custom private tours of the Loire Valley, traveling in our classic French 1953 Citroen Traction Avant, and we try to make a day with us like having a day out with friends. We visit the grand chateau you have always dreamed of seeing, stopping along the way at small overlooked sites that can range from WW2 memorials to ancient ruins and troglodyte caves.
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Boulevard Huerteloup, 37000, Tours, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our day touring two magnificent chateaus (Chenonceau and Azay-de-Rideau) with Simon and Susan was a wonderful way to wrap up our holiday - and in great style, courtesy of Claudette, the '56 Citroen Roadster. What a beauty! After picking us up from our hotel, Simon...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The two days we spent with Susan, Simon and Claudette ('56 Citreon) in the Loire Valley was the highlight of our London, Loire and Paris excursion!! You won't find any better guides and you absolutely have to travel about in their customized "style". We put...More

4  Thank Zack3239
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Susan and Simon. They collected us at our hotel in central Tours and introduced us to the gorgeous Claudette. She was extremely comfortable and it was great to be passengers in such a beautiful vehicle. Simon is a great...More

4  Thank MegLustman
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A beautiful day spent in this French countryside being driven around in style. Susan is an inexhaustible font of knowledge. The local markets & cuisine are a real treat. The Chateau was gorgeous. Highly recommend this tour for anyone with a day or two available....More

5  Thank d0nmcn
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Wife and I took a 5-day vacation to Paris this summer. We knew we wanted to get out of the city one day and tour the Loire, but we didn't want to go with a group of strangers on a group tour. Found Loire Valley...More

4  Thank nctraveler772017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We really enjoyed our tour with Susan and Simon - and Celestine (the car!). Susan was very informative and they chose the chateaux well. We saw Cheverny (loved the dogs), Fougeres sur Bievre (a medieval fortress) and Chenonceau. We felt like maybe we could have...More

2  Thank mhc666
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Touring the Loire Valley in the classic car was a highlight of our vacation. Simon and Susan were full of information. Lunch at the local spot was great too. Would love to have been able to stay a few more days!

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had a most fabulous day with Simon, Susan and Celestine. It was a dream come true for me as I have loved this model of Citroen for years and years. The driving was just as important to us as the sights. Susan's local and...More

2  Thank Pip P
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We took a 2-day tour of several chateaus in the Loire Valley with Simon and Susan, and had a wonderful time! They were charming guides with a wealth of information to impart about the history, ecology, and culture of the area. We also had interesting...More

2  Thank Harold W
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Tour the Loire Valley in a classy classic car with two delightful hosts Simon and Susan. Susan is a non stop fountain of information on any and every subject which made our tour absolutely fascinating. We spent two lovely days with them and were sad...More

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